Financial services

 

We are a recommended law firm for banking and finance, superannuation and financial services by Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2018.

We have a strong understanding of the challenges and issues within the financial services sector. Our timely and commercial advice addresses all aspects of the law affecting companies within the financial services sector.

Our experience includes advising on:

  • anti-money laundering;
  • crowdfunding;
  • financial services regulation and licensing;
  • investment funds and property funds; and
  • superannuation.

Our clients include AIA Australia, APN Property Group, Australian Unity, BBRC Funds Management, Bennelong Funds Management and Equity Trustees.

Key Contact

  • Fluent in Hebrew -Conversational

Harry has represented a number of listed public companies, large private companies and government organisations. His clients include all...

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New AFS licensing framework for foreign financial services providers

Thinking| 16 Mar 2020

New AFS licensing framework for foreign financial services providers

In this article, we outline briefly the new regulatory framework in respect of the Australian financial services (AFS) licensing regime as it will apply to foreign financial services providers (FFSP) providing financial services to wholesale clients in Australia. This new framework will replace the existing AFS licensing exemptions for FFSPs which rely on either the ‘sufficient equivalence’ class order regime or the ‘limited connection to Australia’ class order. For a background to the new regime, see our earlier article.

Financial Services in Focus – Issue 36

Thinking| 11 Mar 2020

Financial Services in Focus – Issue 36

Financial Services in Focus is a fortnightly round-up of legal and regulatory developments in the financial services sector in Australia. Read more here.

Thinking| 07 Feb 2020

Financial Services in Focus – Issue 35

Financial Services in Focus is a fortnightly round-up of legal and regulatory developments in the financial services sector in Australia. Read more here.

No leave without proper pleadings when seeking to join insurers directly to proceedings

Thinking| 06 Feb 2020

No leave without proper pleadings when seeking to join insurers directly to proceedings

In Sergienko v AXL Financial Pty Ltd , a recent win for an insurer, the NSW Supreme Court confirmed the importance of precise and well-constructed pleadings when determining whether leave will be granted pursuant to Section 4 of the Civil Liability (Third Party Claims Against Insurers) Act 2017 (NSW) (the ‘Act’).